• JD 96
    • VN 95
    • JS 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 96 points

    Moving to the three Hermitage releases, the 2020 Hermitage Domaine Des Tourettes offers a deep, saturated purple hue as well as a powerful bouquet of scorched earth, creosote, peppered meat, liquid violets, and both black...

    Reg: $109.94 $99.94
    24+ in stock
    • VN 95
    • WA 94
    • JS 94
    Vinous, 95 points

    (VN 93-95 points) Full, bright-rimmed violet. Highly fragrant cherry and black raspberry scents, along with suggestions of pipe tobacco, olive, peony and baking spices. Juicy and energetic in the mouth, offering...

    Reg: $69.94 $59.94
    24+ in stock
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $209.94 $179.94
    6 in stock
    • JD 95
    • WA 94
    • VN 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    As with almost all of the Syrahs here, the 2020 Syrah The Deal was not destemmed, saw an extended maceration, and spent 18 months in 40% new French puncheons. Deep ruby/purple-hued, it has an incredibly floral perfume of...

    Reg: $39.94 $34.94
    24+ in stock
    • VN 94
    • WA 93
    • JD 93
    Vinous, 94 points

    (VN 92-94 points) Shimmering ruby. Expressive, spice-accented red and dark berry aromas are complemented by suggestions of olive, espresso and candied flowers. Juicy and energetic on the palate, offering gently sweet...

    Reg: $37.94 $31.94
    24+ in stock
    • VN 95
    • WA 94
    • JD 93
    Vinous, 95 points

    Opaque ruby. Mineral-accented blackberry, cherry, smoked meat and olive aromas show fine detail and a spicy black pepper flourish. Energetic cherry and red and dark berry flavors are complemented by a candied violet...

    Reg: $59.94 $49.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 94
    • WA 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 94 points

    (94+ points) Also terrific, the 2020 Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud has a riper, spicier style in its red and black fruits, scorched earth, violets, and spicy, incense, and meaty nuances. It's another powerful, concentrated...

    Reg: $59.94 $49.94
    24+ in stock
    • JS 99
    • VN 94
    jamessuckling.com, 99 points

    Wild herbs with a grilled tarragon note, white pepper and violets to the blue fruit and black cherries. A hint of iodine and seaweed. Concentrated and really refined on the palate with super polished tannins. Ultra-long...

    Reg: $119.94 $109.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 95
    • VN 93
    • WA 93
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    Burning embers, graphite, violets, and mostly blue fruits dominate the 2020 Saint Joseph Les Royes, an Hermitage-like Saint Joseph that has medium to full-bodied richness, a seamless, elegant mouthfeel, ripe tannins, and...

    Reg: $59.94 $49.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 95
    • VN 95
    • DC 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    (95+ points) Similarly deep purple-hued, the 2020 Cornas Terre Brulee has a darker, slightly richer, yet less complex style that also warrants bottle age. Offering more black fruits, scorched earth, burning embers, and...

    Reg: $79.94 $67.94
    9 in stock
    • VN 97
    • JD 96
    Vinous, 97 points

    (VN 95-97 points) Dark purple. Vibrant, expansive aromas of spice-accented dark berries, minerals and candied flowers pick up suggestions of olive, vanilla and smoky bacon with air. Sappy and energetic in style, offering...

    Reg: $79.94 $69.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 97
    jebdunnuck.com, 97 points

    The 2020 Cornas Chaillot comes from a mix of lieux-dits (it's mostly Chaillot) as well as some younger vines. It's an incredible wine in its own right and certainly doesn't give much in terms quality to its big brother...

    Reg: $349.00 $299.94
    1 in stock
    • JD 97
    • VN 95
    • JS 95
    jebdunnuck.com, 97 points

    The 2020 Syrah In The Rocks sees slightly more Viognier and is a co-fermented blend of 94% Syrah and 6% Viognier. Its ruby/plum color is followed by a more mineral-laced, masculine Syrah offering ample red and black...

    Reg: $99.94 $94.94
    20 in stock
    • JD 95
    • VN 95
    • DC 95
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    (95+ points) The 2020 Cornas Pur Granit is brilliant stuff. Ripe black cherries, blueberries, scorched earth, smoked game, and iron are just some of its nuances, and it's medium to full-bodied, has a pure, layered...

    Reg: $82.94 $72.94
    8 in stock
    • JD 98
    • VN 95
    • WS 93
    jebdunnuck.com, 98 points

    Lastly, the 2020 Syrah The Contender checks in as an interesting mix of 98% Syrah and 2% Marsanne. This full-bodied, deep, layered rock star of a Syrah has smoky, meaty, game aromatics, a dense, textured mid-palate...

    Reg: $99.94 $94.94
    24+ in stock
    • JS 100
    • JD 100
    • VN 99
    jamessuckling.com, 100 points

    If you ever wondered why Hermitage had such a special reputation then you need to taste this towering masterpiece of this appellation. Spectacular mountain freshness as well as enormous concentration and underplayed...

    Reg: $425.00 $345.00
    2 in stock
    • JD 96
    • JS 96
    • WA 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 96 points

    The 2020 Cornas Renaissance is rock star juice and it's up with the finest examples of this cuvée I've tasted. Awesome red, blue, and black fruit, charred meats, pepper, and liquid violet notes all emerge from this...

    Reg: $129.94 $119.94
    16 in Pre-Arrival
    • VN 94
    • WA 93
    • JD 93
    Vinous, 94 points

    (VN 92-94 points) Shimmering ruby. Expressive, spice-accented red and dark berry aromas are complemented by suggestions of olive, espresso and candied flowers. Juicy and energetic on the palate, offering gently sweet...

    Reg: $79.94 $64.94
    9 in stock
    • JS 94
    jamessuckling.com, 94 points

    St.-Joseph isn’t always as elegant as it is cracked up to be, but this delicious wine is very fresh and elegant in spite of the full smoky and peppery character. Well-structured, the tannins shaping the focused and...

    Reg: $45.94 $37.94
    24+ in stock
    • WA 95
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points

    The darkest of the reds, the 2020 Dos Dedos de Frente is a ripe and powerful Syrah. It's showy, perfumed and heady, hedonistic and supple, with less oak than in previous years. It comes from grapes from a supplier working...

    Reg: $59.94 $49.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • VN 96
    • JD 95
    • JS 95
    Vinous, 96 points

    (96+ points) The 2020 Syrah Foothills Reserve wafts up with a darkly alluring blend of salt-cured meat with black olive, white pepper and grilled sage. This opens with a pretty inner sweetness, quickly contrasted by a...

    Reg: $99.94 $94.94
    21 in stock
    • VN 94
    Vinous, 94 points

    Inky violet color. High-pitched cherry and black raspberry scents are complemented by building floral and mineral notes. Juicy and energetic on the palate, offering intense red and blue fruit liqueur, licorice and olive...

    Reg: $54.94 $48.94
    24+ in stock
    • WA 95
    • VN 93
    • JD 93
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points

    (93-95 points) From an old-vine parcel south of Chavanay proper, the 2020 Saint Joseph les Grisieres (tasted from barrel) seems to have held onto more red-fruit character than the regular bottling. It's brighter and...

    Reg: $76.94 $69.94
    24 in stock
  • Reg: $44.94 $34.94
    24+ in stock
    • WA 93
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 93 points

    Medium ruby-purple, the 2020 Pinot Noir Campbell Ranch is scented of rhubarb, blueberries and tangerine with touches of lilac and underbrush. The palate is delicate and bright, with bursts of acidity elevating its...

    Reg: $44.94 $39.94
    24+ in stock
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $429.00 $329.00
    19 in stock
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $895.00 $795.00
    3 in stock
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $1,695.00 $1,595.00
    1 in stock